The Rose and the Yew Tree

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by Daniel Philpott
  • 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie’s - writing as Mary Westmacott - 'Crime of the Heart' novel about love and anguish across the class divide. Everyone expected Isabella Charteris, beautiful, sheltered and aristocratic, to marry her cousin Rupert when he came back from the War. It would have been such a suitable marriage. How strange then that John Gabriel, an ambitious and ruthless war hero, should appear in her life. For Isabella, the price of love would mean abandoning her dreams of home and happiness forever. For Gabriel, it would destroy his chance of a career and all his ambitions….

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What the Critics Say

"Quiet and intelligent, with class distinctions which motivate its characters. Miss Westmacott writes crisply and is always lucid… much material has been skilfully compressed." (Times Literary Supplement.)

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boring

huge waste of time. give it a miss. life is too short to bother with lame stories when there are plenty of great novels available
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-23-2012
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited